Bibliography: 2 Peter


Bauckham, Richard J. Word Biblical Themes: 2 Peter, Jude. Dallas: Word, 1990.

Chester, Andrew, and Ralph P. Martin. The Theology of James, Peter, and Jude. NTT. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Craddock, Fred B. First and Second Peter and Jude. WestBC. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1995.

Donelson, Lewis R. From Hebrews to Revelation: A Theological Introduction. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2001.

Harner, Philip B. What Are They Saying about the Catholic Epistles? Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2004.

Knight, Jonathan. 2 Peter and Jude. NTG. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995.

Kraftchick, Steven J. Jude and Second Peter. ANTC. Nashville: Abingdon, 2002.

Reese, Ruth Anne. 2 Peter and Jude. THNTC. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007.

Richard, Earl J. Reading 1 Peter, Jude, and 2 Peter: A Literary and Theological Commentary. RNTS. Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys, 2000.

Critical Commentaries

Bauckham, Richard J. Jude, 2 Peter. WBC 50. Waco: Word, 1983.

Davids, Peter H. 2 Peter and Jude. PNTC. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006.

Kelley, J. N. D. A Commentary on the Epistles of Peter and Jude. HNTC. New York: Harper & Row, 1969.

Neyrey, Jerome. 2 Peter, Jude. AB 37C. New York: Doubleday, 1993.

The Figure of Peter as a Symbol Behind the Letter

Brown, Raymond E., Karl P. Donfried, and John Reumann, eds. Peter in the New Testament: A Collaborative Assessment by Protestant and Roman Catholic Scholars. Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1973.

Lapham, Fred. Peter: The Myth, the Man, and the Writings; A Study of Early Petrine Text and Traditions. JSNTSup 239. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000.

Perkins, Pheme. Peter: Apostle for the Whole Church. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1994.

Smith, T. V. Petrine Controversies in Early Christianity: Attitudes toward Peter in Christian Writings of the First Two Centuries. WUNT 15. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1985.

Other Academic Studies

Charles, J. Daryl. Virtue amidst Vice: The Function of the Catalog of Virtues in 2 Peter 1:5–7. JSNTSup 150. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1997.

Fornberg, T. An Early Church in a Pluralistic Society: A Study of 2 Peter. ConBNT 9. Lund: Gleerup, 1977.

Gilmour, Michael J. The Significance of Parallels between Second Peter and Other Early Christian Literature. SBLAcBib 10. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2002.

Meade, David G. Pseudonymity and Canon: An Investigation into the Relationship of Authorship and Authority in Jewish and Earliest Christian Tradition, 179–86. WUNT 39. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1986.

Watson, Duane. Invention, Arrangement, and Style: Rhetorical Criticism of Jude and 2 Peter, 81–146. SBLDS 104. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1988.